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RESHUFFLE: Akufo-Addo cabinet reshuffle: What we know so far

February 14, 2024
Akufo-Addo cabinet reshuffle

President Nana Addo Dankwa is set to announce substantial changes to his ministerial team in a move described as the most radical cabinet reshuffle since assuming office in 2017. The announcement, anticipated on Valentine's Day, February 14, 2024, has stirred speculation and heightened political activity at the .

Reports suggest that the reshuffle is extensive, aiming to strengthen the party's position as Ghana approaches the December election. Notably, controversial Finance Minister, , is expected to be replaced, with the President seeking to optimize key portfolios for improved performance.

Among the key appointments revealed are:

  1. Greater Regional Minister: Daniel Nii Kwartei Titus-Glover
    • Seen as a strategic move to bolster regional development efforts.
  2. Minister of Finance Designate: Dr. Mohammed Adam Amin Anta
    • Replacing Ken Ofori-Atta, bringing extensive experience in the oil, gas, and finance sectors.
  3. Minister: Lydia Alhassan
  4. Minister of Tourism: Andrew Agyepa Mercer
    • Expected to boost the tourism sector and promote Ghana as a top tourist destination.
  5. Interior Minister Designate:
    • A respected figure in the government, tasked with maintaining internal security and safeguarding borders.
  6. Minister for Environment Science, Technology, and Innovation: Ophelia Hayford Mensah
    • Bringing expertise and passion for environmental conservation.
  7. Substantive Information Minister: Ms Fatimatu Abubakar
  8. Roads and Highways Minister: Francis Asenso Boakye
    • Taking over from Kwasi Amoako-Attah, who stepped down from parliamentary elections.
  9. Health Minister: Dr. Bernard Okoe Boye
    • Heading to the Health Ministry after serving as deputy.
  10. Gender Ministry: DARKOA Newman
    • Heading to the Gender Ministry, bringing fresh perspectives.

The reshuffle extends to deputy ministers, with Martin Adjei Mensah Korsah, Abdul-Aziz Musah Ayaba, Prince Hamid Armah, and Dr. Nana Ayew Afriyie, among others, named as Deputy Ministers.

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